File:UMASSDCampus.jpg|thumb|The UMass Dartmouth campus
The '''University of Massachusetts Dartmouth''' ('''UMass Dartmouth''' or '''UMassD''') is one of five campuses and operating subdivisions of the University of Massachusetts
It is located in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
, United States, in the center of the South Coast region, between the cities of New Bedford
to the east and Fall River
to the west. It became a UMass campus in 1991 when Southeastern Massachusetts University was merged into the University of Massachusetts
[[http://www.umassd.edu/about/historyofumassdartmouth/ UMassD website], history.]
The campus has an overall student body of 8,916 students (school year 2015-1016), including 7,295 undergraduates and 1,621 graduate/law students. As of the 2016 academic year, UMass Dartmouth records 392 full-time faculty on staff. For the fourth consecutive year...